Atlanta United broke the Major League Soccer single-game attendance record on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium with a stirring crowd of 70,425. The previous record was held by the LA Galaxy in 1996 for their first-ever match in the Rose Bowl with a crowd of 69,255.
— Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD) September 16, 2017
Not only was the attendance record set at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday, but the match between Atlanta United and Orlando City SC was the 4th largest attendance for a soccer match in the world from September 15 – 17.
Top 10 world soccer attendances:
1. Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Koln (Bundesliga): 81,000
2. Manchester United vs. Everton (English Premier League): 75,042
3. Bayern Munich vs. FC Mainz (Bundesliga): 75,000
4. Atlanta United vs. Orlando City SC (MLS): 70,425
See the full list from MLS here.